Feb 25, 2022 - 04:41 pm
Polish municipal association orders 32 Solaris buses
The Polish municipal association Górnośląsko-Zagłębiowska Metropolia (GZM) has ordered 32 electric buses and the associated charging infrastructure from Solaris. The 12- and 18-meter-long Urbino electric are to be used by operators from Gliwice, Katowice, Sosnowiec, Świerklaniec from 2023.
Jan 24, 2022 - 01:04 pm
Unibuss orders nearly 200 all-electric buses from Solaris
Public transport operator Unibuss from Norway has placed a major order with Poland’s bus manufacturer Solaris. Unibuss expects 183 articulated electric buses to arrive in Oslo in spring 2023. For Solaris, it is the largest single order to date.
Oct 22, 2021 - 03:24 pm
Solaris receives another electric bus order from Poland
In the Polish city of Rybnik, a total of 16 Solaris electric buses will be in service from spring 2022. The order from the local transport company Klosok comprises eleven Urbino 12 electric solo buses and five Urbino 18 electric articulated buses.
Sep 5, 2021 - 04:16 pm
Solaris delivers electric bus fleet to Sosnowiec
The Polish electric bus manufacturer has just completed an order by delivering 14 electric buses to municipal operator PKM Sosnowiec in the Polish city of Sosnowiec. The order includes 9 Urbino 12 electric solo buses and 5 articulated Urbino 18 electric units as well as charging infrastructure.
Aug 3, 2021 - 01:42 pm
Aarhus orders 29 Solaris e-buses
In Aarhus, Denmark’s second-largest city, several electric buses from Solaris will be on the roads by the middle of next year. The municipal transport company AarBus has ordered 29 electric buses from the company.
Jun 8, 2021 - 05:47 pm
Mainz orders 12 Solaris articulated electric buses
In Germany, the city of Mainz’s municipal utility subsidiary Mainzer Mobilität has ordered twelve battery-powered electric articulated buses from the Polish manufacturer Solaris for delivery to Mainz in the first quarter of 2022. In addition, an option has been agreed upon for a further eleven vehicles that could be delivered by the end of 2022.
Sep 16, 2020 - 02:07 pm
Szczecin orders eight articulated Solaris e-buses
The Polish city of Szczecin has ordered eight articulated electric buses from Solaris. The 18-metre electric buses will be delivered to the local bus company SPAK until September 2021. The order is worth the equivalent of around eight million euros.
Aug 27, 2020 - 04:46 pm
Electric bendy buses arrive in Berlin to serve BVG
Public transport operator BVG in Berlin has taken delivery of the first articulated electric buses. A total of 17 Solaris Urbino 18 electric are now gradually taking up service on Line 200 with charging at Siemens pantographs at the terminal stops.
Aug 23, 2020 - 04:31 pm
Solaris scores home run with follow-up e-bus order by PKM
Solaris scores another electric bus order from Poland. Public transport operator PKM in the city of Sosnowiec has ordered nine electric solo buses and five articulated e-buses in the Urbino range. The contract includes charging infrastructure.
May 31, 2020 - 02:22 pm
Solaris reports 37 electric bus order from Poland
Solaris announced an electric bus order from Poznań, Poland: MPK Poznań has ordered 37 electric buses, which are to be delivered in the second half of 2021. The first 31 of them are 12-metre solo buses, the remaining six comes as articulated 18-metre buses.
May 23, 2020 - 02:57 pm
Romania orders 16 electric bendy-buses from Solaris
The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris and the Romanian city of Craiova have signed a contract for the delivery of 16 Urbino 18 electric electric buses. The articulated vehicles are scheduled to arrive in Craiova in the first half of 2021.
Apr 17, 2020 - 12:30 pm
Solaris receives new orders from Spain
The Polish bus manufacturer Solaris has secured further orders for buses with alternative drive systems in Spain. In order to be able to handle the increasing number of orders, the Polish company has, according to its own statements, expanded its service network in Spain in recent weeks.
Apr 5, 2020 - 05:03 pm
Berlin: BVG builds on electric bus fleet
The Berlin transport authority BVG has added the first articulated electric bus to its fleet as part of a research project. Besides, delivery of a total of 90 e-buses ordered from Solaris has begun with the Urbino 12 Electric models about to enter service now.
Mar 30, 2020 - 07:11 pm
Further electric bus contracts for Solaris in Poland
The Municipal Transport Company (PKM) from the Polish city of Jaworzno is buying 20 additional electric buses and has awarded the contract to Solaris. The contract provides for the delivery of 15 Urbino 12 electric and five low-floor Urbino 8.9 LE electric.
Feb 11, 2020 - 05:03 pm
A fleet of electric buses is headed for Barcelona
Barcelona is expanding its zero-emission bus fleet as Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) continues to order new fully electric models to join the service. TMB aims to completely phase out diesel buses from its active fleet by 2030.
Oct 19, 2019 - 12:08 pm
New batteries and longest bus so far from Solaris
Solaris has just presented a battery update for its Urbino 18 electric bus at Busworld. At the bus trade show in Belgium, the Polish manufacturer is also exhibiting its longest vehicle to date, the new Trollino 24 trolleybus.
Jul 23, 2019 - 02:57 pm
Warsaw orders 130 electric buses from Solaris
The municipal transport company MZA in Warsaw has ordered 130 electric buses from Solaris. The Solaris Urbino 18 electric articulated buses are to be delivered to the Polish capital over the course of 2020.
Jun 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
Solaris to install new battery in the Urbino 18
The Polish electric bus manufacturer Solaris will be presenting a battery update for the Urbino 18 at Busworld Europe in October this year. The battery is from a different (unnamed) supplier and will have an increased capacity of up to 550 kWh.
Feb 28, 2019 - 04:04 pm
Berlin: BVG orders 15 Solaris buses
The Berlin-based public transport operator BVG is entering the next phase of electric bus procurement and ordered fully electric articulated buses for the first time. After the BVG Supervisory Board recently approved the award of the contract and the objection period has expired, Solaris has now been awarded the contract.
Feb 19, 2018 - 05:43 pm
Solaris sold 2,500 electrified buses to date
Polish bus maker Solaris has had a record year, selling more vehicles than ever in 2017. The electric segment is one of the factors driving the growth and Solaris says it delivered 2,500 electrified coaches across Europe to date.